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Accession number 2003/005
Catalog Number 2003/005.015
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content Handwritten original diary of Leon Riddle covering 11/06/1935 to 05/18/1936. This is one of five handwritten diaries of his in this accession.

Leon H. Riddle (8/16/1864-1936), and sons Karl and Kenyon who grew up in Herington, Kansas, kept diaries describing weather, daily events, family, business, political and social activity; local, national and international events.

This text continues his life in West Palm Beach, Florida with an entry for his death date June 6, 1936,

See Object ID 2003/005.037 for a typewritten bound transcription to compare the transcription for this time period.

Box 7

Year Range from 1935
Year Range to 1936
Title Leon Riddle Diary from Nov. 06 1935 to May 18 1936
Collection John Kenyon Riddle Collection
People Riddle, Leon H.
Search Terms Diary
Subjects Histories
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact